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Nationwide Building Society Reviews

Updated 19 Jun 2019

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Nationwide Building Society CEO Joe Garner
Joe Garner
205 Ratings
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Nice people, frustrating company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nationwide Building Society full-time

    Pros

    Aligned teams who are broadly speaking trying to achieve the same direction of travel. Much faith in the brand values.

    Cons

    Slow, sluggish, lack of direction from many (mostly white and male) middle management. An organisation that knows it needs to change but doesn't know how.

    Nationwide Building Society2019-03-06
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Does not recommend if you’re young and ambitious talent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Nationwide Building Society full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work life balance , pension.

    Cons

    Pay is lower than market average, poor poor location, little to no progression opportunities, lack of diversity - majority are white and middle class, extremely slow paced, a lot of senior people don’t seem to have a clue what they are doing, extremely poor management and leadership. A strategy that no one understand and knows how to deliver. People stay here for a long time which means same boring ideas and ways...

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    Advice to Management

    Reward and look after your employees, pay more, create clear opportunities to develop, re-train managers as they are too old school and not moving with the changing environment.

    Nationwide Building Society2019-03-07
  3. "Great place to work"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Nationwide Building Society full-time

      Pros

      Not target driven, people focused, lots of development,

      Cons

      Opportunities are low for progression

      Nationwide Building Society2019-02-18
    • "Good Company"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Nationwide Building Society full-time

      Pros

      Good company to work for! Look after staff well

      Cons

      Low salary and frustrating at times for progression

      Nationwide Building Society2019-02-17
    • "Head of Retail IRB Modelling"

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      Current Employee - Head of Retail IRB Modeling in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Nationwide Building Society full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      High emphasis on customer experience, with internal flexibility to try new ways of doing

      Cons

      Slow in changes due to legacy governance process

      Nationwide Building Society2019-02-17
    • "Mortgages"

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      Current Employee - Mortgage Representative in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook

      I have been working at Nationwide Building Society full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Best employee in regards to mental health support I have ever had

      Cons

      The nature of call centre work in general can be challenging

      Nationwide Building Society2019-02-16
    • "Case owner"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Nationwide Building Society full-time

        Pros

        good for a start nice office

        Cons

        they work on really old type of system early 90s style

        Nationwide Building Society2019-02-28
      • "Shocking"

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        Current Employee - Collections Advisor in Bournemouth, England

        I have been working at Nationwide Building Society full-time (Less than a year)

        Pros

        A commendable job working at the Financial service voted number 1 for Customer Satisfaction. Onsite catering facilities are very good and food is of an excellent standard and reasonably priced. A very good pension package. A very charitable company that also supports local charities. Very fun annual Christmas party. Managers are knowledgeable and do genuinely care.

        Cons

        Three absences from work will see you placed on a 'Health Plan' requiring a Doctor's note for any upcoming illness. Absences are then used in patronising way against you in 1-2-1s which contribute to your end of year/annual review. In which, you are given a rating that dictates your bonus... Any excuse the company can use, will be used to stop you getting a half decent end of year rating, which in turn stops you getting...

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        Advice to Management

        See above.

        Nationwide Building Society2019-03-21
      • "Nationwide Business Analyst Salary"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Nationwide Building Society full-time

        Pros

        - Flexible working environment - Company allows you to learn at your own pace

        Cons

        - Pay is slightly below market rate

        Nationwide Building Society2019-02-27
      • "Admin"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Nationwide Building Society full-time

        Pros

        Great company benefits with flexible working hours.

        Cons

        Salary needs to be reviewed

        Advice to Management

        Salary

        Nationwide Building Society2019-02-12
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